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As of late 2015, at age 94, Betty Reid Soskin is the oldest National Park Ranger in the United States.

As of late 2015, at age 94, Betty Reid Soskin is the oldest National Park Ranger in the United States.
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As of late 2015, at age 94, Betty Reid Soskin is the oldest National Park Ranger in the United States.

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English


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Oldest National Park Ranger Shares 'What Gets Remembered'

2/17/2016
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As 92-year-old Betty Reid Soskin helped hash out plans for a new national park 13 years ago, this is what stuck in her mind: "What gets remembered is a function of who's in the room doing the remembering."

Duration: 00:15:00


Living History, Exploring Nature

2/17/2016
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At 92, Betty Reid Soskin is the oldest full-time National Parks service ranger, teaching about racial and gender equality as well as nature.

Duration: 00:32:00


America's Oldest Park Ranger Brings History Alive at Richmond

2/17/2016
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Betty Reid Soskin is, at 93, the oldest national park ranger in the United States. She came to the Bay Area in 1927 as a six-year old girl, and now works at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond. Soskin's tours reflect her perspective as an African-American woman in the Bay Area during the war.

Duration: 00:52:00